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The Righteous about the Holocaust

The Righteous about the Holocaust

Added 2010-09-30

Yannick Haenel, Bruno Tessarech and Andrzej Kunert will participate in a discussion entitled “The Holocaust – an Inconvenient...

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Maryan – artist’s desires

Maryan – artist’s desires

Added 2010-09-30

A conference dedicated to the life and works of a Jewish artist Maryan took place in Nowy Sącz on September 20. The speeches were given by:...

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The Aftermath of the Holocaust – a conference in Jerusalem

The Aftermath of the Holocaust – a conference in Jerusalem

Added 2010-09-30

The International Institute for Holocaust Research Diana Zborowski Center for the Study of the Aftermath of the Shoah organizes the International...

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We have books for you!

We have books for you!

Added 2010-09-30

The History of the Jews in the western lands of Poland has been unexplored for many years. However, the history of the Jewish community in Lower...

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Dancing on the graves

Dancing on the graves

Added 2010-09-29

89-year-old Adam Kohn made a real splash dancing with his daughter and grandchildren to the all-time hit “I will survive” on...

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Toeplitz Family

Toeplitz Family

Added 2010-09-29

Iskry Publishing House has renewed a book by Krzysztof Teodor Toeplitz entitled “The Toeplitz. My father’s book” (Polish:...

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Sukkah arrived to Katowice

Sukkah arrived to Katowice

Added 2010-09-29

A mobile booth, typical for the Sukkot holiday, arrived in Katowice on Monday. The idea was proposed by Shalom Stambler, a...

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Discovering cultures and tastes

Discovering cultures and tastes

Added 2010-09-28

On Friday Bodzanów invited people to take part in a fascinating journey showing the pre-war, multicultural aspect of the town. The visitors had...

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Finding Shlomo Cohen Rabinovitch

Finding Shlomo Cohen Rabinovitch

Added 2010-09-28

Shlomo Cohen Rabinovitch, one of the most famous tzadikim of the pre-war Poland, lived in a tenement house at 22 Targowa Street in Sosnowiec. He...

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The House of Culture instead of the old synagogue

The House of Culture instead of the old synagogue

Added 2010-09-27

A modern cultural center will come into existence in a former synagogue in Ciechanowiec. The city authorities, in agreement with the Jewish...

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Days of Jewish Culture in Olsztyn

Days of Jewish Culture in Olsztyn

Added 2010-09-27

The 4th Days of Jewish Culture start this Thursday. The residents of Olsztyn will have a chance to get familiar with the Jewish history of...

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“Hanukkah Evening” at Lalka Theater

“Hanukkah Evening” at Lalka Theater

Added 2010-09-27

An evening of culture is an event connected with the 14th International Festival of Theaters for Children and Young People “Korczak...

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Leo Baeck – The most famous Jew from Leszno

Leo Baeck – The most famous Jew from Leszno

Added 2010-09-27

A two-day international conference entitled “Leo Baeck (1873-1956). The most famous Jew from Leszno” starts in Leszno on September 27....

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Let's wish Happy Sukkot

Let's wish Happy Sukkot

Added 2010-09-24

The Jewish community in Warsaw suggests you to give the best wishes on the occasion of the...

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Israeli dances in Warsaw

Israeli dances in Warsaw

Added 2010-09-24

  A dance group ‘Snunit’ invites you to the lessons of Israeli dances. A course for beginners starts in October....

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Science Festival in JHI

Science Festival in JHI

Added 2010-09-24

The 14th Science Festival is taking place in Warsaw. As a part of the Festival, the Jewish Historical Institute offers lectures, discussions,...

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Let's get know esperanto and its creator

Let's get know esperanto and its creator

Added 2010-09-23

Ludwik Zamenhof Centre in Bialystok invites you to Esperanto Workshops which start on October 5 at 18.00. The workshops are conducted in...

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Commemorate Day of the Victims of the Lithuanian Jews’ Genocide

Commemorate Day of the Victims of the Lithuanian Jews’ Genocide

Added 2010-09-23

The ghetto in Vilnius was liquidated on 23rd of September 1943. Now 23rd is the Commemorate Day of the Victims of the Lithuanian Jews’...

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Matzevot discovered in Mielec

Matzevot discovered in Mielec

Added 2010-09-23

Old Jewish gravestones were discovered during renovation works on the marketplace in Mielec Old Town. The gravestones were sent to Jewish...

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Synagogues of Katowice

Synagogues of Katowice

Added 2010-09-22

The air exhibition about the history of the synagogues and prayer houses in Katowice was presented on 21st of September in order to...

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Kaddish for Akiva Eger

Kaddish for Akiva Eger

Added 2010-09-22

173rd anniversary of the death of rabbi Akiva Eger was commemorated in Poznan on 21st of September. Rabbi Dr. Berysz Rosenberg from Zurich, a...

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Forum Geschichtswerkstatt Europa in Vilnius

Forum Geschichtswerkstatt Europa in Vilnius

Added 2010-09-21

The history of Vilna Jews was the main subject of the International Forum Geschichtswerkstatt Europa 2010, which took place in Lithuanian...

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Sukkot Holiday in Tykocin

Sukkot Holiday in Tykocin

Added 2010-09-21

The inhabitants of Tykocin as well as tourists are invited to the spectacle ‘Sejny Chronicles’ performed by ‘Sejny...

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Sukkot is comming

Sukkot is comming

Added 2010-09-21

Sukkot, also known as Feast of Booths and Feast of Tabernacles, begins on 22 September. In Israel, it lasts for 7 days, in diaspora – for 8....

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The President of Poland wished the Jewish community a Happy New Year and Yom Kippur

The President of Poland wished the Jewish community a Happy New Year and Yom Kippur

Added 2010-09-20

On Friday, September 17, after the sunset, Yom Kippur began – the most important Jewish religious festival. On this occasion, as well as on...

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I live in interesting times – meeting Zofia Maj

I live in interesting times – meeting Zofia Maj

Added 2010-09-20

The Museum of Otwock Land, the Social Committee for the Remembrance of the Jews of Otwock and Karczew and the Association for Otwock Friends...

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Mornings full of Jewish culture

Mornings full of Jewish culture

Added 2010-09-20

The Galicia Jewish Museum invites all children to workshops on Jewish rituals and festivals on Saturday, September 25, at 11.30 AM. The workshops...

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Lapidaire In Międzychód

Lapidaire In Międzychód

Added 2010-09-20

A project of a new lapidaire located near the railway station has been proposed in Międzychód. So far, more than 30 matzevas have been going...

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A week with Jan Karski

A week with Jan Karski

Added 2010-09-20

“The Week of the Polish Courier” commemorating professor Jan Karski began on Sunday in the Museum of the City of Łódź. At 12 PM in...

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LE CHAIM – Jewish Culture Days In Olsztyn

LE CHAIM – Jewish Culture Days In Olsztyn

Added 2010-09-17

Jewish Culture Days are taking place in Olsztyn from September 30 to October 3, 2010. This year’s motto is “LE CHAIM – TO...

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A new historical route in Majdanek

A new historical route in Majdanek

Added 2010-09-17

The opening of the historical route on Thursday marked the beginning of the Days of Majdanek in Lublin, a series of events and meetings...

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The first Film Festival in Międzyrzecz

The first Film Festival in Międzyrzecz

Added 2010-09-17

This weekend, the Museum in Międzyrzecz invites you kindly to the first Film Festival. One can watch the most interesting films screened during...

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The Festival of Three Cultures in Włodawa

The Festival of Three Cultures in Włodawa

Added 2010-09-17

The Festival of Three Cultures refers to the history of Włodawa, the town situated on the Polish-Ukrainian border where 13,000 people live. A...

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116th birth anniversary of Julian Tuwim

116th birth anniversary of Julian Tuwim

Added 2010-09-16

Julian Tuwim wrote that Łódź was like “Baghdad from a fairy tale” and “La Mancha from Manchester”. In spite of the fact...

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The siege of Warsaw in the photographs of Julien Bryan

The siege of Warsaw in the photographs of Julien Bryan

Added 2010-09-16

IPN has published the album “Siege of Warsaw in the photographs of Julien Bryan 1939”. The book is the first such varied presentation...

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Première of Hanoch Levin`s play

Première of Hanoch Levin`s play

Added 2010-09-16

Teatr Tarnowski opened its new season on 11 September. On this occasion, the theater featured the première of Hanoch Levin`s play entitled...

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Save from oblivion

Save from oblivion

Added 2010-09-16

Second cultural center within the framework of the Galician Academy of the Past “Żak” has been opened in Tarnów commune. In Błonie,...

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Exhibition of Judaicas in the Museum of Zagłębie (Muzeum Zagłębia)

Exhibition of Judaicas in the Museum of Zagłębie (Muzeum Zagłębia)

Added 2010-09-15

We will celebrate this year the 71st anniversary of the tragic events of September 1939, which stroke also Jews residing in Będzin. To...

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The Lasting Memory

The Lasting Memory

Added 2010-09-15

A monument in the form of matzewa appeared on the way from Chełm to Hrubieszów to commemorate the murdered Jews. The Lasting Memory Foundation...

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The destiny of a Jewish boy’s drawings

The destiny of a Jewish boy’s drawings

Added 2010-09-15

Will it be possible for the Jewish boy’s drawings which have been found after 70 years in Pilzno to be shown to the general public? Not only...

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The Jan Karski and Pola Nireńska Prize awarded to Joanna Nalewajko-Kulikov

The Jan Karski and Pola Nireńska Prize awarded to Joanna Nalewajko-Kulikov

Added 2010-09-14

The award ceremony of Jan Karski and Pola Nireńska Prize will be held on 15 September at the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw. This...

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An unfinished story

An unfinished story

Added 2010-09-14

A mechanic from Cracow discovers war drawings of a “child prodigy”. Last fall, Gerard Piasecki stumbled upon a...

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Polish and German students cleaning Jewish cemetery in Wrocław

Polish and German students cleaning Jewish cemetery in Wrocław

Added 2010-09-14

It was Eckhard Rieke who came up with the idea of tidying the Wrocław necropolis. Eckhard Rieke is a history teacher from Thomas Mann Gymnasium...

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Difficult memory

Difficult memory

Added 2010-09-13

The “Grodzka Gate – NN theater” Center, in co-operation with the Panorama of Cultures Association and the Center of Youth...

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Vilnius between the wars

Vilnius between the wars

Added 2010-09-13

International Forum Geschichtswerkstatt Europa 2010 is to take place In Vilnius from 14th to 19th of September. The subject of the forum...

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There are only drawings left…

There are only drawings left…

Added 2010-09-13

  A resident of Pilzno cleaning the attic of her house found a collection of drawings painted by a Jewish boy 70 years ago....

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Learn more about the Polish Righteous

Learn more about the Polish Righteous

Added 2010-09-13

Personal databases and accounts, films, photographs and recordings can be found in the newest version of the portal “Polish...

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A  guestbook  is waiting for your comments!

A guestbook is waiting for your comments!

Added 2010-09-10

How do you find our portal? What do you think about social and cultural events, which we write about? Maybe there is a subject we should mention?...

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The Brazilian modernist returns to Vilnius

The Brazilian modernist returns to Vilnius

Added 2010-09-10

On 6 September 2010, the exhibition Lasar Segall: From Vilnius to São Paulo will be launched at the Centre for Tolerance of the...

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Bajit Chadasz in Krakow

Bajit Chadasz in Krakow

Added 2010-09-10

Encounter with Jewish Culture (Spotkania z Kulturą Żydowską) Bajit Chadasz, organized by Judaica Foundation – Center for Jewish...

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Jewish Autumn in Oronsk

Jewish Autumn in Oronsk

Added 2010-09-10

The Center of Polish Sculpture in Oronsko has a pleasure...

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8th Days of Jewish Culture in Bedzin

8th Days of Jewish Culture in Bedzin

Added 2010-09-09

The ambassador of Israel and the mayor of Bedzin have a pleasure of inviting you to the 8th Days of Jewish Culture, which are...

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Three cultures in Lezajsk

Three cultures in Lezajsk

Added 2010-09-08

The 7th Meeting of Three Cultures in Lezajsk will take place on...

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The tragic fate of Joanna

The tragic fate of Joanna

Added 2010-09-08

  A new Feliks Falk's film "Joanna" will appear in the cinemas on November 26. It received two awards: for...

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Happy New Year 5771!

Happy New Year 5771!

Added 2010-09-08

Rosh Hashanah is celebrated on 8th and 9th...

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Studies at Warsaw University – Jewish History and Culture in Poland

Studies at Warsaw University – Jewish History and Culture in Poland

Added 2010-09-07

Historical Institute of Warsaw University offers a postgraduate studies on Jewish history and culture. Recruitment continues to 11th of September...

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Kosher restaurant opened in Warsaw

Kosher restaurant opened in Warsaw

Added 2010-09-07

Shlomo’s ,...

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How the ghetto in Bedzin was liquidated

How the ghetto in Bedzin was liquidated

Added 2010-09-07

An official from Będzin had an extraordinary idea concerning commemorating the tragedy of Jews from that town. On 11th of September...

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Three Cultures in Włodawa

Three Cultures in Włodawa

Added 2010-09-07

11th Festival of Three Cultures will take place in Włodawa from 10th to...

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The project of the II WW Museum chosen

The project of the II WW Museum chosen

Added 2010-09-06

The Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk is to be designed by Kwadrat Studio. According to the project, a large part of the museum...

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The book Lives of Hitler’s Jewish Soldiers published in Poland

The book Lives of Hitler’s Jewish Soldiers published in Poland

Added 2010-09-06

More than 130,000 Jewish men fought in the army of the Third Reich. Their fate is described by Bryan Mark Rigg, an American historian, in the...

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Besser is the patron of the synagogue in Katowice

Besser is the patron of the synagogue in Katowice

Added 2010-09-06

The prayer house in Katowice received the name of Haskel Besser. The ceremony took place in the headquarters of Jewish community (3 Maja...

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Singer Festival – Jazz on Próżna Street

Singer Festival – Jazz on Próżna Street

Added 2010-09-03

The virtuosos of violin from Poland and Israel performed on 2nd of September on Próżna Street. Israeli violinist and composer, Sanya...

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News in Hebrew!

News in Hebrew!

Added 2010-09-03

Our news are available in Hebrew! Now the readers from Israel could be informed how Jewish culture is promoted and protected in Poland. Moreover,...

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Anti-Semitism uprooted

Anti-Semitism uprooted

Added 2010-09-03

  Kamil Kuskowski’s two works from the „Anti-Semitism uprooted” series can be seen in Warsaw Kordegarda...

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Suckever's elephants

Suckever's elephants

Added 2010-09-02

The admirers of Abraham Suckewer’s poetry discovered more about his inspiration during this year’s Singer’s Festival. A lecture...

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Żyd Niemalowany w Innym Wymiarze. (An Unpainted Jew in Another Dimension)

Żyd Niemalowany w Innym Wymiarze. (An Unpainted Jew in Another Dimension)

Added 2010-09-02

An exhibition The Faces and the World of the Eastern European Jews. Lithographs of Hermann Struck from the collection Żyd...

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Stories from the town of the blue color

Stories from the town of the blue color

Added 2010-09-01

The opening of the exhibition “Stories from the town of the blue color. Jews from Żyrardów and the neighboring towns” (Z...

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Shtetl Community

Shtetl Community

Added 2009-05-24

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